Seattle, WA 98106 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98106: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Seattle, WA 98106

Not Acceptable, USPS
White Center, WA 98106

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 462
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,702
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,935
  • County: King County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.536, Longitude -122.353
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Seattle, WA 98106 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 26,413
Daytime Population: Workers 9,561
Daytime Population: Residents 12,871
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,432
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 26,289
Population in Familes 19,195
Population in Group Qrtrs 124
Population Density2 5,196
Diversity Index3 79


Median Household Income $65,120
Average Household Income $81,557
Per Capita Income $32,122


Total Housing Units 11,276 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,521 (49.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,830 (42.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 925 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $330,844
Average Home Value $353,170


Total Households 10,351
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 6,156
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.18% 1.8%
Households 2.15% 1.72%
Families 2.17% 1.77%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

Seattle, WA 98106 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98106 to the other 585 ZIP Codes in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 111 81st
Population Density # 40 93rd
Diversity Index # 32 95th
Median Household Income # 168 71st
Per Capita Income # 199 66th

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